Winds of change in the North

In an election year, there has been a very successful campaign by the Nunavut community of Clyde River to stop seismic work in Lancaster Sound.

Greenpeace Photo: Jessica Wilson
Attendees of a rally in Toronto on April 20 in support of the Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut which has tried to stop a proposed seismic survey for oil and gas exploration through the courts.
Dennis Bevington
Published: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 10:46 am EDT

Arctic environment issues return to center stage at the Arctic Council, with the United States taking over the chairmanship. The Obama administration has placed climate change as the first priority of its agenda, Arctic marine issues the second and the use of renewable energy in the Arctic as the third.

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